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Democratic Party Being Torn Apart…Nancy Pelosi on the Outs

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

It’s really amazing what the outcome of an election can do to party unity.  Two weeks ago the news reports claimed that the Republican party was about to go to war and break into two, while the Democratic Party was virtual love fest.  Then the election happened, the Republicans won the White House, kept control of the senate and the house and everything changed.

Today the GOP is united behind the president-elect and the Democratic Party is being torn apart. The old guard vs. the new, the progressive wing vs. the extremely very progressive wing. And as a result minority leader Pelosi may be demoted to just plain old Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

Earlier this week the Dems unexpectedly delayed a scheduled leadership vote until after Thanksgiving. The renegade section of the party fought for the delay because they needed time to generate a challenge to Pelosi’s leadership.

Today Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan announced he would challenge Rep. Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader, Ryan wants to expand the party’s strength to the middle of the country instead of just the east and west coasts of the U.S. the face and seek a focus on the economic concerns of rust belt and rural voters—the people who were ignored by the Democratic Party and the Media in recent elections

Please read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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